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Feb 21, 2013 7:30am EST
along with google's co founder and apple's chairman arthur levinson. they are calling this the largest ever award in the field. professor yamanaka is honored to have been awarded the prize and expresses deep appreciation to colleagues and family. he would also like to begin clinical trials for ips cells and put them into practical use. >>> many japanese were starting to feel optimistic about the future of the nation's economy with the new prime minister, but prices at the pump are putting a damper on things. ron madison is here with the latest on that. >> it is times like these when i'm glad i don't have a car, but people like you and other drivers are feeling the pinch now because gas prices have been increasing for at least the past two months now. japanese government surveys asked questions of major wholesalers about the higher retail prices of gasoline and kerosene. the agency is concerned about excessive prizes caused by the weaker yen to push-up the cost of natural imports. the energy agency officials summoned executives of oil wholesalers on thursday asking executives ab
PBS
Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
that apple is developing a wearable computer. u.s. search engine giant google has working on a computer that looks like a pair of eyeglasses. competition in the field of wearable computers is expected to further intensify. take a look at the latest market figures. >>> people in southern new zealand are looking back on the day an earthquake destroyed their homes and killed their loved ones. the magnitude 6.3 tremor hit the city of christchurch two years ago. nearly 200 people died, including a number of foreign students. nhk world's takao nakajima shows us how the city is remembering and rebuilding. ♪ >> reporter: this is a park in central christchurch, people have gathered to commemorate two years from the february earthquake. >> as we remember the destructive and terrifying earthquake that struck this city and the surrounding area two years ago today. >> reporter: the quake killed 185 people. nearly two-thirds of them were in this building in the city center. it used to house an english language school. it was damaged far more severely than other structures. investigators bl
KCSMMHZ
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg launched the prize along with google co-founder, sergey brin, arthur levinson and others. they are calling it the largest ever award in the field. professor yamanaka is honored to have been awarded the prize and expressed deep appreciation to his colleagues and family. he also says he would like to accelerate his work to begin clinical trials for ips cells and put them to practical use. >>> when japanese people want to unwind, there's nothing many enjoy more than a hot spring bath with thousands of them all over the country, that's not hard to achieve. hot springs have other uses too. a group of engineers from the steam-rich southern island have developed a new type of power generator. the new system uses both hot water and steam. it can produce enough electricity to supply several households. it has two turbines. the hot water first turns one turbine. the steam turns the other. the hot springs energy is harnessed more efficiently than if the two sources are used separately. japan has abundant geothermal activity because of its many volcanos. its underground st
KCSMMHZ
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
apple is developing a wearable computer. google has also been developing a computer that looks like a pair of eyeglasses. competition in the emerging field of wearable computers is expected to further intensify. >>> new home prices rose in major cities in china last month despite the efforts to reign in speculative activity. officials will expand a pilot property tax program and other measures to curb the price hike. new housing prices rose in january in 53 cities. prices soared 2% or more in the industrial hubs of schennzhen. they went up 1.6% in beijing and 1.1% in wuhan. officials say they will expand taxation on real estate from shanghai to other cities. they say the measure is it to prevent public criticism linked to unaffordable property prices. they also plan to define maximum limits for price fluctuations in beijing and other big cities. >>> authorities in china and japan have been at odds for months over a territorial dispute. but another crisis is prompting them to work together. record levels of air pollution in china have been traveling east spreading fine particles over w
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